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In this post, we've curated seven free marketing resources geared specifically for local businesses—covering everything from tactics and planning to trends and lifestyle tips. Even better, they come in a variety of mediums to suit different learning styles and time constraints.
This post covers why you should update your Google business listing, when to make these updates, and covers the steps for common edits and changes such as hours, phone number, categories, and attributes.
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Google search is always changing, so as a local business, you need to stay on top of the trends and respond. Here are four major trends that affect the Google SERP, plus actionable tips you can take to keep your Google business listing optimized!
This post covers ten effective strategies to help you get the most out of Google Ads for your local business. We'll cover account structure, Google Tag Manager, keyword research, how to choose the best offers, optimizing your website, and more.
Google reviews should be a top priority for your local business. This post covers why they're so important and provides 17 ways to get more Google reviews, plus plenty of examples to help get you started.
Your Google Maps business listing can help you to stand out online and generate leads —for free! In this post, learn how to set up, optimize, and support your listing so that your business ranks higher on Google Maps and reaps all of the associated benefits.
WordStream's free Google My Business Grader helps you to set up your Google Business Profile for maximum success. Learn how to use it to stand out in local search results and attract more customers, all for free!
Verifying ownership of your business on Google is crucial for increasing your local search visibility, but the process can be confusing. This post covers exactly what you need to do to create a Google My Business account and connect it with your listing on Google Maps and Search.
If you want to turn your Google Business Profile into the powerful local SEO and marketing tool it is, you need to create a Google My Business account. This post will cover exactly what Google My Business is, how to use it to access and manage your profile on Google, and how to get started.
Use these Google My Business optimization strategies to turn your Google listing into a free customer acquisition tool for your local business. We'll cover best practices for every section including contact information, products, posts, photos, reviews, Q&A, description, and more!
For local businesses, securing a spot on the first page of Google search results can be a challenge—but it can also be key to growing your business. Here are eight data-drive local marketing tips to help, including delivering quality content, getting creative with keyword targeting, and more!
For local businesses, lead generation strategies have to be high-impact to move the needle. Here are five incredibly effective local lead generation strategies to try today, including Facebook lead ads, localized landing pages, and more!
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Facebook has announced several updates to help small, local businesses with their online marketing efforts. We broke down everything you need to know to get your business noticed locally and online.
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